What Happened on July 21, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Lance Painter, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1993-2003 (Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, and 3 other teams), born in Bedford, England
  • Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star, born in Hamburg, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Albert J Luthuli, South African teacher, anti-apartheid activist, politician (ANC president) and Nobel laureate, dies when struck by a freight train at about 69 [birth date uncertain]

Basil RathboneBasil Rathbone (1892-1967)

South African born British actor (Sherlock Holmes), dies of a heart attack at 75

Jimmie FoxxJimmie Foxx (1907-1967)

American Baseball HOF first baseman (9 x MLB All Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1932, 33, 38; Triple Crown 1933; Philadelphia A's, Boston RS), dies after choking on food at 59

  • Pierre Kemp, Dutch poet (English paint box), dies at 80
1967 Highlights

About July 21, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Windy - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: All You Need Is Love - The Beatles